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Friday, August 6, 2004


Keith A. Smith, 40, Newtown, Ind., died as a result of a motorcycle accident on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at 4:45 a.m. south of Hillsboro.

He was born in Danville, Ill., on Jan. 22, 1964, the son of Louis Edwin and Lucy Bell Keller Smith. He was raised in the Newtown community and graduated from Fountain Central High School in 1982.

He was presently working as a truck driver and mechanic for the UAP Richter Fertilizer Company in Stone Bluff.

He formerly attended the Hopewell Baptist Church in Newtown. He was active in tracing his genealogy. An avid gun collector, he was a member of the National Rifle Association.

Surviving are two brothers, Eric J. and wife Dilia Smith, Brazil, and Edwin D. and wife Wilma Smith, Dyersburg, Tenn.; a sister, Gwen and husband David Solomon, Veedersburg; several nieces and nephews; a great niece; and two great nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Smith, and his parents.

Memorial graveside services will be held in the Waynetown Masonic Cemetery on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Don Perry officiating.